It’s the fall season. The days are shorter, the nights are cooler, and as a result the leaves on deciduous trees are not getting enough chlorophyll and are running out of xanthophyll and carotene. Don’t worry; this isn’t a sad photo essay about autumn or the basic biology of trees, but about the beauty of Rutgers during fall. Before the leaves turn brown and detach from the trees, we get to experience the beautiful color palette of fall. The trees you used to ignore while heading to class are now slowing you down and making you pull out your phones to take a photo. Below are some of the most colorful places around Rutgers.
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – William Cullen Bryant
It’s safe to say that fall is stunning even if it’s not your favorite season. Fall turns the ordinary into something extra ordinary. Get out of your dorms and explore the beauty of fall at Rutgers.